The Friends of the Ocee Library is a non-profit group whose purpose is to promote general knowledge of library services and to provide financial assistance for special library needs and events.

As of 25 June 2019, OCEE LIBRARY WILL BE CLOSED FOR RENOVATIONS. Ocee will be closed for ~6-9 months.

Please visit http://www.afpls.org/ to find alternate library locations and hours. You'll also find info regarding the renovations/closures that are taking place throughout the library system.

Ocee library is offering programs at off-site locations. This blog will remain active during the closure.


Thursday, October 6, 2016

Living on the Edge

Fore-edge, that is. These tiny treasures are in fact painted on the edges of books. Examples of this art form date to the 11th century and reached their height of popularity in the 19th and 20th century England. Visit AtlasObscura to learn more and view more examples of these mini masterpieces.

A chess scene from the side of Analysis of The Game of Chess (1790)

Matches, Mackerel, Scissors on the side of The Poems of William Cowper

The Last Supper on the edge of The Holy Bible